puff ball

puff ball

[′pəf ‚bȯl]
(botany)
A spherical basidiocarp that retains spores until fully mature and, when disturbed, releases them as puffs of fine dust.
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The bold design featured enormous puff ball sleeves, a black ribbon necktie and a daring plunge to top things off.
The dandelion is considered to be the only flower that represents the 3 celestial bodies of the sun, moon and stars, with the yellow flower resembles the sun, the puff ball resembles the moon and the dispersing seeds resemble the stars.
The decade that is fast becoming fashion's favourite was plundered once more; by Ashley Williams with her punk and polka dots aesthetic, and Molly Cara Delevingne models for Burberry Goddard with her puff ball dresses.
This shapeless Michael Kors puff ball makes the Avatar star look like she's parachuted in.
Try as I might, this 10.4-magnitude puff ball eluded me.
A survey this week put the puff ball skirt as the worst fashion faux pas of all time.
Indeed one of Esme's first challenges was to rid her room of puff ball penguins that had hatched there and were unable to escape from the room in the turret.
The theme of geometry and abstraction is evident in the Huddersfield exhibition which includes pieces like Puff Ball (1972) in stainless steel.
Un arall oedd coden y coed (Lycoperdon pyriforme; stump puff ball) sy'n edrych yn ddigon tebyg i lympiau bach o does (dough) lliw brown golau.
- she left the CIA stage in a purple puff ball outfit with the chants of the Bleeding Love chorus ringing in our ears.
Both fish were caught while "side-drifting" gobs of cured salmon eggs with a "corky" or "puff ball" for flotation.